Creative Work

Chum Ngek composes and performs new creative work such as the following:

  • Removed from the Palace, a cross-cultural collaboration between Khmer artists in the United States and English choreographer Jonathan Lunn. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Beckett, MA. 1996.
  • Cambodian Rhythm Combo, blending drums and gongs from various Khmer music ensembles. Washington College, Chestertown, MD. 2008.
  • Agangamasor & His Magic Power, the prequel to the Reamker, a uniquely Khmer adaptation of the Indian Ramayana, with Sara Say and the Cambodian Buddhist Society. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD and Towson University, Towson, MD. 2009.